For the past two weeks Johnny had been having trouble on the playground. Susie had been taking his milk money and teasing him in front of his friends. Johnny decided he was going to do something about it. He went to the school newspaper and told them that he was going start being tough and in three days he was going to stand up to Susie. What do you think? Is that gonna work?
No! And that is why Barack Obama's statements this past weekend (article here) was not a very good idea. If I want you to know that I am going to be a tough guy, I just get tough. If I want you to believe that I can handle the situation then I have to handle the situation. I can say it all I want, but until I do, you're not actually going to believe it.
So tomorrow night at the Democratic Presidential debate in Philadelphia, Obama had better bring it and he had better have a couple of knockout punches ready.
Susie knows that Johnny is coming and she is ready for a fight.